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tonight to protect funding for the job center. funding for the west oakland job resource center has come into question amid controversy over plans to put up aloom nateed billboards -- illuminated billboards. those boards were to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to help with the center. >>> you can expect periodic lane closures near the toll plaza on the bay bridge from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. over the next six months. officials say the lane closures are needed to work on the toll plaza including paving and replacing some of the crashed cushions. the east span is due to even to traffic in -- to open to traffic in december. >>> let's check in with sal. welcome back. >> thank you. >> how is traffic? >> well, we're had a -- well, we've had a couple of stalled vehicles. the metering lights will get switched on low after there's a few stalled vehicles. a 30-minute delay if you are waiting to get on the bridge itself. another 20 minutes or maybe 10 to 15 on the span itself. we're looking at the better part of an hour getting into san francisco unless you are in the carpool lan
in oakland spent the fran tracking robbery sus-- in afternoon tracking robbery suspects. traffic in the area slowed to a crawl as a result. news chopper 2 was over head as one of the men was taken into custody. >>> pipe bomb found today in front of a elementary school. police cleared the area and brought in the bomb squad who safely disposed the of device. >>> police are turning to the public to help identify who shot and killed two people inside their home this week, leaving their child unharmed. police began receiving called about 12:45 a.m. yesterday afternoon that shots were fired. they found the two dead from gun shot wounds. police say it was not a murder- suicide. but aside from that they have little information about the killer or killers. >>> the woman convicted of killing michelle le learned her punishment today. giselle esteban was sentenced to 25 years to life. prosecutors said giselle esteban killed michelle le in may 2011 in the belief that michelle le was having a relationship with the father of giselle esteban's daughter. >> not what is right but it is the most they can do. a
for a gallon of gas regular gas is $3.62 in san francisco. >> in san jose $3.53. and $3.52. in oakland. the average across california $3.54. >> and a reminder of the bay area favorite way bring in new year is always with kron 4. the biggest partisan spectacular fireworks will be on kron for new year's live show. it's hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich . kron fours news live start at 1130 on new year's eve. >> welcome back the time is 4:14. >> there is plenty of snow off to the side in the lake tahoe area. resort are reporting lots of fresh powder. we are talking feet of fresh powder. and outlets and by three has also been downgraded from and several to moderate. >> i wish i could go there this weekend. the conditions are amazing. i would be careful though. to get a live look at the bay area from our roof in san francisco. the san mateo bridge on the right a quiet start to the morning. more on our weather and traffic. here is our lovely erica. >> happy friday. take a look outside at the golden gate bridge. we do have areas of dense fog. will see an increase in cloud covered thr
. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because the money would come from revenue generated by new billboards near the bay bridge toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house t
in oakland and three people are killed. two and one location >> the clock is ticking this morning for a solution in washington d.c.. to businesses sunday. the dollar closedesses down 18. we had a big drop right now down 94. the dow just over the $13 mark. >> if amazon as announce this year's holiday sales of the biggest ever. >> if consumers purchased 306 items for second on their peak day this season. >> amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. >> that is a new record for the online retailer. amazons set another record on christmas day for digital download. the candkindle continues to dominate the websites bestsellers. with the kindle fire a stab the leading the way. >> a new study finds have all americans are still holding on to their land lines. the centers for disease control says of the more than 20,000 households interviewed in the first half of 2012. >> off just over half used wireless phones for nearly all fall cause. >> that is less than a 2 percent increase compared to the same time last year. what a small increase? pepper while you're bef
charges $5 to park at the west oakland station and stations have pricing in place. bart is taking input on the plan on the web site through december 18th. >> there is some signs today prof gres in the fiscal cliff negotiations. the president still says he won't compromise on demands that the wealthyest americans pay more in tax autos he's not criticizing republicans, either. that is a possible indication that private tuck talk was republican leaders are going along okay. >> move on.org is hosting rallies and pushing for an end to those cuts. abc 7 news is at one of them right now. >> this rally supposed to begin at 4:00 this afternoon. they're slow getting started. there is a couple dozen people here this, he say they're expecting about 400 by later tonight. there were rallies like this around the bay area today in walnut creek and into oakland. outside of the social security administration office a crowd of 50 listened to speakers calling on congress to quote do the right thing. >> tax the super rich. protect the middle class. >> they added don't do anything to cut social security or#'
it is called and napa 36 and about 39 and mid-40s in downtown san francisco. oakland is at 44, 45 for redwood city and san mateo. concord is cooling down to 37. these numbers will continue to drop over the next couple of hours. satellite and radar shows as clear skies overnight but we will see clouds today. it was a dry for most of us with temperatures a little below the average. we may see a slight chance for some showers in the north bay. i'm not worried about any major rain until thursday. it will be widespread by then. we will see showers and rain coming through with a breezy conditions. i have that we have cold air to deal with. this is why we have a frost advisory in effect. the bay shoreline communities and also anterior east bay area at the fuse that is kind of a freeze warning. lows in the 20 thursday. and bring in a sense of plants or cover them otherwise the temperature may kill them. future cast four starts tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. and clouds increasing our and head of the next storm system. we have some snow falling around the ukiah area wednesday night. the green is rain and the ye
of justice has been served. >> for her after being found guilty in oakland of first degree murder of michelle lay whom the da proved to the jury was killed by esteban who saw her as a romantic rival. the murder in the parking lot of the nursing school program. >> michelle was a beautiful person. >> for lay's siblings the sentencing day allowed them the opportunity to do something they've been waiting to do for a long time. address their sister's killer face to face. >> to recount how we felt when she was murdered to her murder. >> she only revealed her own ugliness and revealed michelle's beauty. >> i just want everyone to know how beautiful and incredible michelle was. and you know how much she's impacted my entire family. christine and i. >> esteban got her chance she chose not to address lay's family during the sentencing the convicted killer's family members also said nothing to reporters as they left the courtroom. in oakland, kron 4 news. >> tonight san francisco police are investigating a bizarre murder case. a man and woman found bound and gagged in the middle of a residential neighbo
step is admitting you have a problem. and tonight oakland city leaders have done exactly that. three -- three months ago they acknowledged there is no plan to reduce crime now they admit they need one and recruited a name you might recognize to make it happen. da lin reports on the grim 2012. >> reporter: it's been tough in the city of oakland. they acknowledge crime and they have made two major announcements this afternoon. one is that they will hire los angeles former -- former los angeles police chief bill bratton as a paid consultant and, two of the city of oakland going back to neighborhood policing. they hope those two ideas, those two plans will cut down on crime in oakland. both oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan say crime in oakland is out of control. 127 homicides so of this year the highest since 2007. 1 -- 127 homicide so far this year the highest since 2007. >> we agree with the community i see that the crime rate is absolutely unacceptable. >> we have to do something. we have done a lot last year, we have to try something different. >> reporter: they
have two sisters. now i only have one. e played for the oakland a's. this year she was named billbo rivera recently divorced esteban luiz a who played for the oakland a's. >>> today is sentencing day for the woman who killed nursing student shell lei last year -- michelle lei last year. giseleesteban, is accused of murder. four months after she disappeared from a hayward hospital. esteban was said to have killed her in a jealous rage over a man. >>> and a man accused of kidnapping sierra lamar will be arraigned on new charges. garcia torrez has been accused of three other attempts at kidnapping, taking place in 2009 and all in a safeway parking lot. he was employed at that safeway in morgan hill. >>> for the third time this year, vandals have tried to silence a vallejo radio station. community station kzct is operating online only. vandals struck the station's transmitter site over the weekend. the o oater tornado is -- operator is wondering if the attacks are racially motivated. >> i'm only one man. i can only fight so long, and like i said, this is community radio. >> a rational s
. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> police say a stray bullet hit and killed a woman in east oakland last night. witnesses say they heard five shots in the 9100 block of international boulevard shortly before 7:00. investigators say the victim was not the intended target of the shooter. no arrests have been made. >>> and in other bay area headlines this morning, the california public utilities commission is expected to vote on a $2.2 billion safety improvement plan for pg&e's pipelines today. the company wants customers to pay for 90% of of the cost. a judge recommended customers only pay 55% now. it's up to the cpu on how the tab will be split. >>> and big layoffs looming for city college of san francisco unless administrators can shore up finances. trustees are looking to slash 34 full time and 22 to 30 part time positions starting next month. community college needs 3,000 more students to register for the spring semester just to meet its budget. >>> people are already lining up in san jose for a massive toy and book giveaway. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us live from the sac
happened. >>reporter: walnut creek, laura anthony abc 7 news. >> oakland signed one of the country most prominent crime fighters to help reverse the spiral of violence in the city. as nick explains bringing in a top cop with very big reputation. >> we have heard from our community members. we have heard their cry loud and clear. >>reporter: police chief jordan not pleased with the spike of crime in oakland. as of november robbery up 24 percent. burglary 43 percent. and to date there have been 127 homicides. >> that's way too many way too many on my watch. i don't want -- i want to change that. >> city manager and mayor at his side oakland top law enforcement officers introduced a two point plan to restrict gun violence and routes crime in oakland. crime fighting measures will include one contracting with the strategic policy partnership that is a group of senior policemanger with proven record of violence reduction. leading that team will be bob of boston and bill brad headed both new york city and los angeles police departments. no. 2, return to neighborhood policing. 5 distin
. and then inside the bay, you will find about 60 degrees in oakland. 59 in san francisco. and about 59 degrees also in sausalito so warr weather is on the way in time for the weekend. more coming up. >> thank you. >>> a deadly fire is under investigation here in san francisco in the ingleside heights neighborhood. fire started about 8:30 last night at the home on saint charles avenue. one person was found dead inside that home. >>> a lot of questions this morning about pleasant hill's second homicide of the year. deputies found a body near interstate 680 and concord avenue around 9:30 last night. no information on the victim, suspect or motive. the first homicide was on february 10 when a 21-year-old man died during a drive-by shooting. >>> police say a missing california woman has been found alive but her boyfriend did not survive. the pair from sacramento county went missing during last week's storm. it appears their car got stuck in the snow off highway 88 in alpine county. rodrick clifton and paul that lane were last seen at a 7- eleven. paula was found by a family method last night walking out
state water managers happy since july 132% more rain than normal in san francisco. oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer, 7" more than last year. looking live at this car covered in frost. as for these cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay, get ready for the chilly morning commute. i can actually see my breath. probably doesn't translate on air. it is cold and freeze warnings will be in effect until 8:00 this morning. we are live in san anselmo, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> it is cold. >> not impressed. >> i know. but you know what? i thought gianna that moving from colorado i would be done with ice scrapers. >> no. there are times you need it here in california but i don't think it gets as cold as california. so there is good news there. we have a couple of things brewing here. ben lomond highway 9 at glen arbor. not a lot of details for this trouble spot but lots of activity a tree down wires also down in the roadway they have completely shut down highway 9 at glen arbor through there. they are saying now that noon is the eta when they should be reopened so h
speed or alcohol played a role in the crash. >>> an early-morning fire in a vacant building in oakland. why this is familiar territory for fire crews. >> reporter: we're live in hayward where a mother and son escape a burning apartment. we'll tell you why it's thought the fire was intentionally set. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's dues, december 11th -- it's tuesday, december 11th. >>> a cliff rescue is happening right now and one lane is closed because of the rescue. brian flores has more. brian? >> reporter: emergency crews finished up a few minutes ago. both lanes of highway 35 are reopen. besigned me is the general area where this car went off the cliff here. lights just started showing up here. but still very dark out here, as you can see. emergency crews and the california highway patrol, they were hoping to get the car that drove off the cliff. the car drove off the cliff 100 to 200 feet here. we saw the person who may be the driven. he was given a breathalyzer test as we arrived. the chp says it is sti
now expands on to the 880 and to the oakland a's. we haven't accident and blocking the left lane and has traffic jam that from 24. as the right into severances go this morning. and to the toll plaza you will see heavier traffic up the incline up to treasure island. want to get on to the suspensions and headed to san francisco research to clear up. give yourself extra time. >> hayward firefighters investigate an apartment fire that happened here dickson street and the bay of this the avenue this morning. that is where we find jackie sissel to tell us about what happened with the fire. >> everyone got out ok and that is a good news. the damage is done to these two- story apartment. right here you can see the bottom floor and as i cannot even see the top floor. both are from the same unit and they were lucky to get out. here is a video shot by the hayward fire department your ride on the scene around 4:00 a.m.. that is one that got the call of the fire at the 29,000 block of dickson street. a multi unit apartment complex. they did indeed find a fully engulfed unit and upstairs and d
fremont exits, then everything actually looks good all the way up towards oakland and the macarthur maze. to the south bay we go now and all of our live drive time sensors pretty much showing speeds moving at the limit including up the guadalupe parkway and throughout downtown. looks like they are out there doing lane changes across the golden gate bridge so heads up if you are commuting northbound or southbound 101. they should be opening more southbound lanes in the commute direction here any minute. westbound 580 free and clear not a single brake light right now on that westbound 580 ride from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. should be about a 14 or 15- minute commute in those westbound lanes of 580 and bart off to a great start. all mass transit on time. that's traffic, back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a woman was shot and killed in east oakland by a stray bullet. witnesses say they heard about 5 shots on international boulevard shortly before 7:00 last night. investigators say the victim was not the intended target of the shooter. but no arrests have been made. >>> mo
dollars a day at west oakland. demand.small lot. it's two dollars a day on the peninsula. daly city, colma, south san francisco, san bruno and millbrae. six stations are free. south hayward, hayward, coliseum, richmond, concord and north concord. all other bart stations.and there are 32 of them.cost one dollar per day. so we're asking on our kron four facebook fan page.what do you think about this propsed change to parking fees.that would see some stations increase parking fees.and others decrease the cost.all based on demand.how quickly the lots fill up. join the conversation.i'll be reading comments later in the show. >>pam: clear skies around much of the bay area today. a big change from the recent wet weather. on the top right -- a live look from mount tamalpais. on the bottom right a live view of san francisco. take a look to the clouds, a beautiful backdrop to the skyline. i'm here in the weather center with jacquelyn jacquelyn -- is the rain behind us for now? >>jacqueline: we did see some fog this is a live look from the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see a pretty decent amount of
in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service is back to norm allover a man was hit and killed by a train. it happened around 7:15. the man was on the tracks at the haywood park station and its not known why but it's the 12th death this year. >>> caltrain and local law enforcement agencies preparing for a quake today. its exercise is on a unused portion of the track. you may see police and fire truck was lightens and sirens, there is no disruption to tra
plaza was good for your ride out of oakland to the city. no problems at the san mateo bridge. the drive 12 minutes from end to ind. over to the golden gate bridge. new issues on the span itself. again we have locally dense fog. the drive running 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> banking erica a quick story for you this morning. firefighters battle a one alarm fire at a commercial building in east oakland. >> the blaze reported about 1:30 a.m. at 6145 international boulevard a vacant building. the fire was under control in about 15 minutes. no reports of injuries. the filfire was started by squatters. >> authorities from the contra costa county will meet with the u.s. coast guard at 10:00 this morning that will search with sonar equipment. phillip stephen mattingly was working on his tugboat when he was in last saturday. please do not suspect foul play. his age and health may have contributed to his disappearance. >> police in pleasant hill are searching for a person who left a pipe bomb outside the elementary school. >> it was left in the parking nolot yesterday afternoon. >> w
to the morning. 57 for novato. 64 oakland. 64 san mateo. your afternoon highs will see low 60s a lot of cloud cover and again the chance for a off and on shower. 624 san francisco. 64 in hayward and oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a dry pattern starts to develop around the bay area it will continue to be pleasant with mild conditions in to the weekend in starting the next work week. that is your forecast i will have more on that storm coming up in a bit. we do have some roadways flooding northbound 101 in petaluma approaching the old redwood highway. be aware. caltran is currently on the scene. here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as a wet deck with no accidents to report out oakland into the city if there if it is drive the most part here at the san mateo bridge the problems coming from the toll plaza and the westboundsouthbound 101n gate bridge standing water on the span. some light rain is in reported very you want to drive with extra caution for your ride coming out marin county. guys. >> thank you erica. the wet weather is causing problems in san raf
presence in oakland. we are there with kron4's haaziq madyun. he talked with police and the school district. >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our campuses and our parents and our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" >> here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" >> in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to preparing for emergency situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence here in certain parts of oakla
the speculation could be determined, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a former oakland appliance shop was hit again. it happened on international boulevard. back in august that same place cause fire when it was packed with appliances and the investigation continues. >>> san jose police department are now clarifying the weekend stabbing of a 14-year-old boy for a weekend celebration. it happened at the celebration downtown and they told the paper police may not investigate the stabbing and it was just one more added to the pile but the police spokesperson now says he meant gang detectives would not be called in on their day off. he adds all cases are investigated despite heavy workloads. >>> they are using special equipment for a missing elderly man who vanished saturday. he was last seen working on his tugboat. he may possibly have fall end overboard. they will be joining the coast guard in a new search. >>> they subpoenaed the accounts of two suspected riders. the d.a. wants to see two demonstrators tweet along with photos mentioned and tweets from other twitter uses w
and breakdown similar rules, you get more people. there's a lot of things. as i drove down here from oakland cut -- oakland, i saw those cars in the ordinary lanes. one person per car. you have this one person with all this steel and plastic and oil. it is ridiculous. we're figuring out ways to do that. whether it is high speed rail or electric cars. the first will be rolling off the factory in treatments in the next few months -- in three months and in the next few months. yes, the innovative companies are small. the electric cars -- the tanks are small but so is fairchild or in tal or hewlett-packard -- intel or hewlett-packard or steve jobs. the seats we plant brings the vast forests of new products and new technologies and new patents in the future. that is where we have to -- we have to keep our eye on the main thought here. that is the discipline, the imagination, and the investment. that is what makes california -- that is why people are still coming here. they're not staying in colorado, i am sorry to say. they're right here. [applause] >> just briefly, setting aside plunder for a moment
's shooting. >> this takes place at st. benedict's church. you have to be a san francisco or oakland resident to take part in the program. you have to choose your residence they are bringing your driver's license or a utility bill. they will pay you for up to three guns and you can leave up to $600. you have to bring the gun unloaded. they will not collect any ammunition. once they collect all of these guns the police the parma will take the guns and ultimately destroy them. the oakland police department tells us that will melt down the guns and use the metal to creek park benches. >> can you find out if they have been able to show that this has made a difference? >> absolutely, this is the first buyback at this boys club. they stated they dealt directly with use because they do not want them to be getting their hands on guns. stay with kron4 dot com as we continue to a give you more coverage. >> we will take a quick look outside checking our own weather. it is looking a little gray outside. it is also potentially chilly. >> it is so cold outside. we are below freezing in a number of areas. a
in the east bay today. this is video from oakland. courtesy of sky-7-h-d from a-b-c-7 news. kron 4's haaziq madyun was in oakland today. he talked with police and the school district. the amoun >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland is unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence h
bay area police departments to step up their schools' presence today. oakland, fremont, san leandro and palo alto all increased school patrols. the san francisco schools already have resource officers. extra police or not schools across the bay area are also addressing tragedy in connecticut. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco with a look at how local school districts are handling it. >> reporter: schools across the bay area have spent the day reassuring parents that, yes, they are doing everything they can to keep their children as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history but still, the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying, i got to hug my kids that much tighter today. i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said, son, i love you. i want to let you know that. i think that's how every parent is feeling like horrible sadness for the families that are going through this and need to reconnect. >> reporter: san francisc
this morning up the nimitz freeway through oakland. plus just getting word of what sounds like a pretty bad accident in daly city. we'll have details coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:01. we are on the scene of breaking news in the east bay at an apartment fire that started about an hour ago. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in hayward getting the latest. >> reporter: that apartment completely destroyed and there was a mother who lived there with her young son. she told us that she thinks somebody threw something into her home and that's what caused it to set on fire. so arson investigators are on scene. they are trying to sort all of this out but we are on dixon street right by the bart station. this was a one-alarm fire but again it caused significant damage and firefighters say that that family won't be able to return home. nobody was hurt. pg&e crews also on scene securing some lines and we are still waiting to get some more information but as i said arson investigators are on scene. elissa h
fallen in san francisco and oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer and that's 7" more than last year. as for the cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay or east bay this morning, get ready for that freezing morning commute. i advise get into your car a little early. turn on the defrost and if you have cd cases in your car use those as a substitute for ice scrapers this morning. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> that's a good tip, cate. thank you. >>> well, we should see all this is affecting traffic and for that we go to gianna. what's the latest? >> well, let's head to the bay bridge right now. no metering lights just yet but we are starting to see a backup now slow and go conditions as you work your way towards the toll plaza. mostly in those cash lanes. fastrak lanes are still moving okay. now, over to our maps, a couple of accidents to report. brand-new one westbound 580 at vasco blocking the middle lane of. we are seeing delays under 25 miles per hour through there as a result and that increases your drive time through the altamont pass. 26 minutes westbound 580. a
are following breaking news out of east bay. a full takeover of the oakland police department by the federal government has been avoided. late this afternoon, we learned of a last-minute deal struck to prevent it. cbs 5 reporter phil matier has just left the briefing by the mayor and police chief. phil. >> reporter: the oakland police department apparently has avoided the bullet of a takeover by a federal judge who has been upset with the slow progress the department has made in its officers conduct case. this is a case that dates back about 10 years starting with the riders who were accused of planting evidence and roughing up residents in west oakland. there were supposed to be reforms but they never happened and that led to the threatened takeover of the department by an outside monitor, the federal court. what's reached is an agreement for a compliant officer to come in, instead. basically, what this person is going to do is oversee such key functions in the investigations into excessive force by police officers, officer-involved shootings, and allegations of racial profiling. but the da
came from the media enterprise alliance, a pbs student reporting lab based in oakland. >> good afternoon, how are you? how can i help you today? >> i'm interested in probably -- >> richard scott silva suffered from lower back. he was in a motorcycle accident six years ago. he says the most effective treatment for his spain not a pill, but a plant. cannabis also known at marijuana. for the most part he gross his own at his home in california central valley. when he wants to try out new varieties or buy plants makes the two hour drive to harbor side health center in oakland. >> what's the best that you have on the top shelf? >> guaranteed good clean medicine, quality, just a nice safe haven, people feel safe coming here. like going to your neighborhood vcs or anywhere else, any neighborhood pharmacy. >> harbor side offers patients about 250 different strengths of cannabis in different forms. including edible, tinctures and creams. big business. they brought in $25 million in sales. money that cofounder steve deangelo would end up on the street. >> we have taken $25 million a
of the connecticut shooting, oakland police increased their visibility around school. >> being a visible presence at these campuses. getting out of their cars and going on campus. >> reporter: there's a school officer safety unit designated for six campuses. it has a unit prepared and trained to handled incidents like happened today. >>>-- san francisco grieves with those affected by the need less and horrifying violence this morning in connecticut. school staff in san francisco say they are ready to help students and family who may be reacting to this tragedy. as law enforcement unraveled what led to today's shooting. people are asking themselves why would somebody do such a thing. jade hernandez live in san francisco with what medical experts had to say. >> reporter: experts do agree this young man was very, very sick. a former fbi profiler who now heads his own security firm says the shooter had to exhibit warning signs. >> always something that precedes this, it doesn't come out of the blue. >> there must have been some interaction, must have been some conversation, some communication that he
's go back to the desks. >>> she was -- back to the desk. >>> in oakland we have the very latest on this investigation, tara? >>> she was walking into the store just blocks away from her house when she got caught in across fire in a gun fire that went on across the street and now detectives are trying to figure out who is responsible. now the 9100 block of international boulevard, the victim a 49-year-old woman who was walking with a relative when she was struck and killed by the stray bullet. police did not identify her and a woman said she cared for her elderly mother. three grandchildren said she was a good person and never did anything to anybody. police made no arrests and they are trying to figure out what caused this gunfire. less than two blocks away from that, less than two hours after the shooting more gunfire erupted and a man was injured. his condition is stable and police told ktvu channel 2 morning news they do not believe the two shootings are related. last night's homicide marks the 125th homicide of the year. -- 128th homicide of the year. >>> it led to a gunman
jose to oakland. [ sirens ] >> now, the chp says the driver got on interstate 880 towards oakland, he would not stop for a traffic violation. the chase lasted several miles. he was finally stopped by spike strips on moraga avenue near mountain view cemetery in piedmont. >>> all lanes have re-- have reopened on highway 580 involving a big rig and pedestrian. the chp says the pedestrian was hit and killed around 8:0 last night on westbound 580 near the hare bore way exit. authorities -- harbor way exit. authorities say the driver is cooperating. the identity of the victim has not been identified. >>> police are looking for the suspects in a deadly home invasion in the south bay. ktvu's janine de la vega is in the north bay where it all happened with more. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning. it does appear that somebody is home here at the mansion where this homicide took place earlier this morning, we saw somebody turning the lights on and off. investigators spent the weekend trying to track down leads in finding this suspect. here's the man police are looking for. he's des
. the 16-year-old walked away from a group home in wast oakland -- and was *not stopped by staffers. she then turned up days later -- after apparently being kidnapped and assaulted. right now -- one person is behind bars, accused in the crime. j-r stone is live tonight at oakland police headquarters... with the latest. jr? a lot of questions. what it ithe low suspect? >> he is a rap sheet at a multiple charges after having an arraignment this afternoon he is behind bars. let me show you a video of the suspect. 36 rolled gary adktinson.. this girl went missing on tuesday after leaving the fred french youth center and was found on the muni train on thursday they used surveillance to identify him and he is facing fifth and kidnapping with force, kidnapping with force, a food acts on a child, three counts of rape, or the victim was incapable of work giving consent because of for developmental. >> this is by far, one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career. >> tonight, the girl is doing much better. she is with family members. as for the suspect he will be in court today, tomorr
used the stolen credit cards. >> alameda county's of bomb squad shut down this section of oakland in an attempt to remote old at&t. if this is video from abc 7 news. some residents were evacuated after police learned someone wanted to turn in some old at&t from world war 2. the bomb squad was called in to remove the more than 5 lbs. of the explosives. police also had to close off the 900 block of the 36 street at market. >> some mall shoppers and sacramento were set into a panic after they heard what sounded like gunshots. this was the scene yesterday shoppers ran from the art and fair mall. mall security say that the noise was actually coming from a brawl that broke out involving 20 people. officials say they found no evidence of a shooting. many stores went into lockdown, closing their metal gates when the fight started. police believe that sound so large signs falling over may have led people to report shots being fired. the mall has since been reopened for people involved in the brawl were arrested. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news. we will tell you what officials and newto
group home in oakland. 36-year-old gary atkinson appeared in court to be arraigned on charges that include rape, kidnapping and lewd acts upon a child. prosecutors say, he assaulted the girl multiple times over a three day period before she managed to escape. atkinson has been convicted of several felonies before, including robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. >> 4:0 7:00 a.m. we will be right back. first, this is a live look outside the san mateo bridge there is some fog but there roads are dry. 4:0 7 am (music) >> welcome back. 4:09 welcome back... we are watching the stock market this morning as stocks post some moderate gains yesterday.. as traders and investors become more optimistic about a budget deal by the end of the year here's a look at yesterday's closing numbers.. the dow closed up 83- points.. to finish above 13- thousand. points... to dip below 3- thousand. the s&p finished of about two points. >> lawyers for the world's top two smartphone makers are returning to court today in san jose. samsung is seeking to overturn a one-billion jury verdict that
-old. >>> breaking news out of east bay now. oakland firefighters are on the scene of a commercial fire it broke out on international boulevard near 84 avenue. crews have the fire under control, no reports of injuries. >>> in contra costa county board of supervisors expected to vote today on proposed closure of four fire stations, martinez, walnut creek, west lafayette and clayton. cuts come after voters rejected a parcel tax for fire services on the november ballot. no firefighters will lose their jobs, residents will face longer response times in case of a fire or health emergency. >>> negotiations wrong crab fishermen on ending a weeklong strike resumes this afternoon in san francisco, the talks broke off last evening at fisherman's wharf without agreement. beateners have held several meetings. -- boat owners have held several meetings. >>> tens of thousands have rallied on behalf of a san francisco dog that could be ordered to be euthanized tomorrow. charlie is accused of attacking and injuring a u.s. park police officer and horse august 6th. animal care and control seized the case nine and deem
to the north. it is pretty far off. this will bring the light rain our way. 41 oakland 47 san francisco 29 fairfield. 33 livermore. if you are heading out temperatures in the upper 20s to mid 40s. otherwise rain developing this afternoon low to mid 50s. numbers very cool. we will see the showers continue into the evening hours. we will let you know if we have rain for the rest of the weekend and the outlook for next week. >> it is 5:09 in our coverage of the deadly elementary school shooting continues. up next you will hear two young brothers describe the day that will certainly forever change their lives. and we have much more on the school tragedy in connecticut. we are waiting for a live news conference out of newtown where we expect the children's identity to be revealed. stay with us. [ penélope ] i found the best cafe in the world. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. nespresso. what else? >> then we hi
in oakland who are signed to half a dozen schools were prepared to respond to any school in the district on request. and officers paid visits to every school in burlingame just to make sure everything was okay today. abc 7 news reporter vic lee and laura anthony are covering local schools for us tonight what. can you tell us about school security? >> well, dan, since you mentioned police, i can tell you they've been in the process of distributing police radios to schools. so that teachers can call them directly instead of using 911. i can also tell you that all of the school zrekts by we contacted today say they do have security measures in place and that they drill regularly, all of this is after columbine.s5[4x since the columbine massacre, schools have been holding drill was police, simulating shootings. all with a goal of preparing teachers, staff and students for the unthinkable. it's taught schools to toughen their security. san francisco school chief says every campus now hz a safety plan and a crisis man yule. >> it has scenarios from you know, intruders to gas leaks to electrica
now. 34 in oakland. 44 in d.c., dew points come up a little bit, 25 degrees. 41 in ocean city. now, tomorrow, we'll have an area of low pressure, passing to our west. it will bring us clouds. looks like we'll probably see a little rain. but milder temps coming our way for tomorrow. back up over 50 and in the 50s, maybe even 60 again this weekend. but with the risk of some showers again in the forecast. mary? >> oh, the rush hour is just starting to take shape. here's kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. hi, kristy. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. definitely on the beltway, we're going to take a live look now. as you can see, along york road. we have slowing there. it begins at the jfx and goes over to harford road. west side inner loop, heavy traffic there, 95 to security boulevard. and if we are traveling northbound 95, we'll take a look at our graphics here. a couple of slow spots there. the first one on northbound 95, it's 895, over to the beltway on that northeast corner. then again from 32 over to route 100. as far as accidents go, i
goodell will speak at a fan forum in oakland in the oracle arena. about 150 raiders' season ticketholders were selected to take part. the game will commemorate 50 years of the nfl. this afternoon, the san francisco 49ers. and coming up, the signing ceremony to mark the special occasion. >>> we have an update on the name of the woman bicyclist shot and killed in berkeley. this is a story we told you about live. police say 50-year-old pamela mullins was shot around 11:30 tuesday night t happened right next to longfellow middle school on sacramento streets. we don't know if she was targeted. so far no arrests have been made. a bizarre story, a northern california man charged with imprisoning his ex-wife in his attic. authorities in oroville, 70 miles north of sacramento, say the victim was tortured and raped readily -- allegedly by lawson ranken. >> she was up there because she wanted to be up there. >> why would she want to be up there for two weeks? >> the woman's family disagrees with that. they called the sheriff's department and they say they broke through some recently installed drywal
you updated on this accident. this is oakland road right at wayne avenue at the intersection, there was an accident with two vehicles involved. pretty serious injuries. as a result, the vta bus 6 6 is rerouted through the area. south 680 at alum rock accident blocking lanes, 101 slow anyway through the south bay. elizabeth is this. >> gianna, it is cooler this morning than yesterday anywhere from 10 to 20 degrees. look at our temperature degree readings, especially in the north bay, 34 right now in napa. 33 in santa rosa. mid-40s in oakland. by this afternoon, going to be breezy and temperatures will warm up to the mid- to lower- 50s in some parts of the bay area. and then it looks like even cooler still for tomorrow. the rain returns thursday into the weekend. well, well well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! tod
no need for any umbrellas. but a jacket probably a good idea. 41 right now in concord, 45 in oakland, 48 degrees in san francisco. so it's because of this high pressure that is what's keeping us so dry for the next 24 hours or so. but we are watching this low and that's going to bring us some rain. looks like probably friday afternoon-ish is when we're probably going to get hit with some wet weather. in the meantime this afternoon's highs a lot of low to mid-50s across the bay area. and yeah, so not going to warm up much by later on this afternoon and then a chance of rain returns as soon as tomorrow. so we'll show you that seven- day forecast coming up. in the meantime, traffic-wise, we have a new situation developing on the great highway. we just got word from the police department that the southbound great highway is shut down between lincoln way and sloat boulevard. with all that rain and the storm yesterday, of course, causing some drifting sand, so that's not unusual to see those kind of closures. also. an overturn injury accident southbound 680 approaching sunol boulevard off-ramp
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